(1996, comedy)
A Nikita & Pyotr/Most Group Production
Directed by Sergei Gazarov
Starring Yevgeny Mironov, Nikita Mikhalkov, Oleg Yankovsky, Vladimir Ilyin, Marina Neyolova

Appeared as Ivan Khlestakov

A big-budget film adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's classic play about a financially strapped wastrel who is mistaken for a St. Petersburg official come to audit a small town's authorities. The picture features a whole constellation of Russian movie stars.

Yevgeny Mironov's recognition for the film:
  • Idol, a Business Circle Award, 1996